This week in Georgestown: October 15th

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1. THRILLER!!! Zombie dancers on Halloween in Georgestown.
2. What’s on at The Rooms.
3. What’s on at Holy Heart Theatre.
4. What’s on at The Lantern.
5. St. John’s Tool Library: workshops
6. Ordinary Spokes: bike repair for all.
7. Eating in Georgestown.
a. Georgestown Café and Bookshelf
b. Georgestown Bakery.
c. The Hungry Heart.
d. The Rooms Café.
8. Yard waste mandatory in paper yard waste bags.
9. Music lessons in Georgestown.
10. St. John’s E-updates.

1. THRILLER!!! Zombie dancers on Halloween in Georgestown. Wednesday, October 31st, at 6:45 p.m., location to be announced soon.
Neighbourhood Dance Works’ amazing zombie dancers will perform Michael Jackson’s famous “Thriller Dance” in full zombie character.

2. What’s on at the Rooms. Our neighbourhood art gallery, museum, and archives. For more information and to verify times:
Big Fun for Little People. Tuesdays until December 18th, from 10:30 until 11:30 a.m.

Engaging evenings. Wednesday’ October 17th, at 7:00 p.m. in the theatre. Paddy Barry: Images from Fogo Island.

Coffee and Culture. Thursday, October 18th, at 2:30 in the theatre. St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival: The Woman Who Loved Giraffes.

Friday, October 19th, 7:00 p.m. Learn to paint with watercolours. Level 3 Atrium. $45.

Saturday, October 20th, at 1:00 p.m. International Archaeology Day. Level 3 Atrium.

Saturday, October 20th, at 7:30 p.m. Atlantic Boychoir presents “Gloria. Level 3 Atrium. $30.

Sunday, October 21st, at 1:00-4:00 p.m. Nature Nook.

Sunday, October 21st, a 3:00 p.m. Lady Cove. Level 3 Atrium. $30.

3. What’s on at Holy Heart Theatre. Our neighbourhood theatre.

Friday, October 19th, and Saturday, October 20th both at 7:30 p.m. An Evening with Sheila Williams: How Sensible!

Thursday, October 25th, at 7:00 p.m. Once Upon a Dream… A Villain’s Lament. (Holy Heart of Mary Performing Arts Programme)

Friday, October 26th, at 7:00 p.m. “Who’s Gonna Fill Their Shoes” a Tribute to Legends.

Sunday, October 28th, at 7:00 p.m. Les Ms and Friends Sing for Care.

Tuesday, October 30th, at 7:30 p.m. The Ennis Sisters ‘Shine Your Light’ Concert.

For more information, call 579-4424 or e-mail Check out the complete line-up at
4. What’s on at The Lantern, 35 Barnes Road.

a. Better Breathing Choir. Wednesdays, 7:00 until 8:30 p.m.

b. Iyengar Yoga Classes.

c. T’ai Chi Chi and Chow Qigong.

5. St. John’s Tool Library. (151 Empire Avenue) Tuesdays 5:30 until 8:30 p.m.; Thursdays from 2:30 until 8:30; Fridays from 9:30 until 4:30; and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. During opening hours, call them at 709-754-8665.

Fall Harvest: Preserving with Jars. Sunday, October 21st, 1:00-3:00 p.m. $15.00.
Halloween Pumpkin Carving, Thursday, October 25th, 7:00-9:00 p.m. $28.00 per pumpkin.
Growing Microgreens at Home. Thursday, November 8th, 7:00-8:15 p.m. $22.50.

6. Ordinary Spokes: bike repair for all. 151 Empire Avenue. (at the Tool Library). Thursday from 5:30 until 8:30 p.m.

7. Eating in Georgestown.
a. The Georgestown Cafe and Bookshelf ( are open 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. from Monday to Saturday, and from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Sunday. 73 Hayward Avenue, 709-579-7134.

b. The Georgestown Bakery is open from Tuesday until Friday, from 7:00 until 5:30 p.m., and on Saturday from 7:00 until 3:00. Bagels, baguettes, breads of many varieties as well as sweets! 60 Hayward Avenue, 753-8099.

c. The Hungry Heart Cafe ( . 142 Military Road, 738-6164. The cafe is open Monday to Friday, from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Closed on Saturday and Sunday.
d. The Rooms Café. 9 Bonaventure Avenue.
i. Opening hours. Monday CLOSED; Tuesday 10 am – 5 pm; Wednesday 10 am – 9 pm; Thursday 10 am – 5 pm; Friday 10 am – 10 pm (Archives close at 5); Saturday 10 am – 5 pm; and Sunday Noon – 5 pm (Archives closed)
8. Yard waste mandatory in paper yard waste bags. Collection until November 30th.

9. Music lessons in Georgestown.
Flute and Piano Lessons with Johanna Jabora-Scott , M. Mus. Located on Hayward Ave. All ages are welcome. For more information, visit ( .

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